Weill Cornell Complex Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base – Spring 2022

Thursday, June 16 2022 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM [EDT]

1300 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10065, United States

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Thursday, June 16 2022 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM [EDT]

Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10065, United States.

This intimate 3-day dissection-centered course forces on complex skull base approaches including the fronto-orbitozygomatic, pericavernous, middle fossa anterior petrosectomy, translabyrinthine, far lateral. All material is presented in an immersive 3D format in Weill Cornell’s state-of-the-art Neurosurgical Innovations and Training Center. Participating surgeons work at 3-D interactive cadaver workstations, where they watch cadaveric dissections and review surgical anatomy—all in 3D—before and during their own dissection. The combination of the 3-D virtual reality environment and the cadaveric hands-on dissection affords surgeons excellent preoperative training and rehearsal of current, complex approaches in cranial base surgery.

Course Objectives
The objective of this surgical course is to improve patient care. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify orbital anatomy and orbito-zygomatic osteotomies
  • Describe cavernous sinus anatomy and surgical exposure
  • Describe and better understand cerebellopontine anatomy
  • Review jugular foramen anatomy and surgical exposure
  • Identify temporal bone anatomy and specify transpetrosal surgical approaches

Target Audience
Practicing neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, fellows, and residents in training.

Dates
June 16–18, 2022

Agenda
To the agenda for this course click here.

Photos from Previous Courses
To view photos from previous courses click here.

Registration Fees
$2,500 (physicians)
$1,750 (residents and fellows)
$750 (lecture only, subject to availability)

Hotel
Nearby hotels include The Bentley Hotel, the Gardens Suites Hotel by Affinia, and the Graduate Hotel Roosevelt Island (for the Graduate Hotel, use promo code NEGWEILL for 15% off). Additionally, on-site accommodation is available at the NewYork-Presbyterian Helmsley Tower Guest Facility.

Questions?
Feel free to contact us via e-mail at skullbasecourses@med.cornell.edu or by phone at (212) 746-1468.

Weill Cornell Neurosurgical Innovations and Training Center

http://skullbaseneurosurgery.org

The Weill Cornell Neurosurgical Innovations and Training Center is committed to the advancement of the art and science of neurological surgery through excellence in research, education, and the maintenance of scientific and clinical scholarship. To this end, we provide skills-based educational opportunities and training for surgeons and medical students from countries throughout the world, and convey emerging medical knowledge to practitioners by offering educational activities that contribute to improved surgical practice and clinical research.

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